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NOR Painter 1- 2nd Shift

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 8/4/2017 2:50:06 PM
  • 2931231
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; New York; Norwich


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Role Summary:
Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical components, sensors, and systems for aircraft, industrial, marine, military and space. Unisons's products span the globe and can be found on most of anything flying - from two place trainer airplanes to giant 747's and rockets traveling to space. We presently have an opening for a 2nd shift Painter 1.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Participate in and support team initiatives; Receive guidance from higher level employees
  • Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience
  • Prepare and paint a wide variety of products with a range of finishes and processes
  • Utilize spray guns, paint cans, and touch up guns to finish product
  • Prepare materials for painting by cleaning, masking, ultrasonic cleaning, abrasive blasting or bead blasting, etc.
  • Ability to repair errors or faults in materials or surfaces
  • Mixing and testing paint for bellows to determine proper mixture
  • Operate high and low temperature ovens, as well as bellows oven
  • Monitor airflow and oven charts
  • Review expiration date of materials to ensure materials are current
  • Must be comfortable with working with a variety of chemicals (i.e. – isopropyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, MEK, xylene, toluene, etc.)
  • Compliantly complete all written and / or electronic labor tracking documentation
  • Perform in-process visual inspection of parts before and after product(s) is painted
  • Report problems to appropriate resource and / or Coach
  • Keep all shift operators informed on special problems involving operation or set up.
  • Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and / or issues
  • May assist with proto-type or first time builds
  • Assists Engineering and / or Team in development and / or improvement of layout procedures and process sheets
  • Perform daily machine preventative maintenance, and change filter as necessary
  • Clean paint booths at a minimum once per week, or more frequently as needed
  • Keep equipment in operation by making timely adjustments
  • Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products
  • Must be FAA Certified
  • Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures
  • Other duties as required per department

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Education Required :
  • High School Education and / or GED

    Experience Required :

  • Previous manufacturing experience

    Skill Level Required :

  • Requires use of basic hand tools and measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, measuring tape, calipers, etc.) with training
  • Proficient in use of basic computer applications
  • Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation
  • Ability to interpret paint specifications within process sheets
  • Understanding of basic mathematical principles
      May have to perform metric conversions (i.e. – scale conversions)

      ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


    • Must pass Visual Acuity Exam
    • Must be FAA Certified
    • Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment
    • Must be comfortable with working with a variety of chemicals (i.e. – isopropyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, MEK, xylene, toluene, etc.)
    • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

      Desired Characteristics:

    • Past experience with industrial, commercial, or residential painting
    • Past experience in a self-directed teaming environment
    • Past experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Lean manufacturing knowledge

      Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

      At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.



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      Locations: United States; New York; Norwich

      GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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